Explore history at the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum (FHCAM) this May. Its world-renowned collection and immersive programs provide educational experiences for all ages. Visitors can join a variety of events that feature artifacts and activities suitable for the whole family to enjoy. This month, visitors can participate in engaging programs such as German Half-Track and Kettenkrad demonstrations, a Lancaster experience, free admission to the field on Community Day, a Veteran’s table dedication, and free admission to FHCAM for active duty military and veterans in observance of Memorial Day. Just purchase a general admission to participate.
The Flying Heritage Collection’s North American B-25J Mitchell roars past the crowd at Paine Field during one of the museum’s fly-days. (photo by Joe Kunzlar)
Upcoming Free Programming
Discover a captivating array of historic vehicles, aircraft, and artifacts included with the purchase of a general admission ticket. Additionally, don’t miss out on these upcoming free programs, available exclusively to ticket holders.
German Half-Track & Kettenkrad Demonstrations & Ride Lottery | Friday, May 3, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Discover the operational prowess of German Half-Tracks and Kettenkrads during immersive demonstrations. Plus, seize your chance for a thrilling ride with our ride lottery! For more information on the demonstration or to purchase tickets, please visit


P-51 Mustang literally eclipses the plane it figuratively eclipsed, the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Lancaster Experience | Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Paine Field Community Day | Saturday, May 18
Join everyone for a day of community celebration at Paine Field! They’ll enjoy special exhibits, interactive displays, and more as they honor their shared history and aviation heritage. For more details about the demonstration or to purchase tickets, they can visit the website at
Active-Duty Military and Veterans Receive Free Admission | Thursday, May 23 – Saturday, May 25 As a token of our gratitude, active-duty military personnel and veterans receive complimentary admission to the museum. Explore our collection and immerse yourself in the legacy of courage and innovation. Don’t miss out on these incredible opportunities to connect with history and experience the spirit of aviation firsthand. Visit our website for more information and to plan your visit today!
About Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum
Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum (FHCAM) is a 501 (c)(3) committed to educating visitors about the rare, historic aircraft, vehicles, and artifacts in our collection, which are a testament to the era’s engineering skill and humanity’s spirit during the world conflicts of the 20th century.  We are committed to proving complete authenticity in all of our artifacts. This includes all aspects of the mechanical systems and all paint schemes and markings. FHCAM strives to make the operations and appearance as original as possible to the time when the aircraft, tank, or other machine was first utilized.